In this post I would like to present my experiences with JRebel: from basics to more advanced stuff, where I had to dig through the Internet or ask ZeroTurnaround to find the answer.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
There are lots of myths around concatenating Strings in Java. Lets find out exactly which of them are true.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Recently, we were upgrading one of our legacy systems from Java 1.4 to 1.6. (If you wanted to know why we have not chosen Java 7, we were concerned about stability). We were afraid that despite we moved forward to a newer version of Java, our team would still not know how to use it. The whole effort would then seem fruitless.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Using a modern library in your project is great fun, but often it is far better to resist the tempation and fallback to the tried and tested. In terms of storing configuration data in Java a proven solution is the Apache Commons Configuration framework.
What you will learn
You will learn how to:
- fetch data from a XML file
- access environment variables
- combine different types of configuration (XML-based, environment-based, etc.)
- automatically reload configuration after a change
Monday, April 2, 2012
ElementNotVisibleException, even though you can clearly see that element. Other times the same selector will return different results depending on the type of the browser. You can lose a lot of time searching for workarounds and hacks. Fortunately, a simple solution exists...